Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Farm and Food File

Farm and Food File

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Alan Guebert poses the question, what do you do if you're the new secretary of agriculture, and provides some insight.

The deal, which joins two of the top three flour millers in the nation, marries ConAgra Mill’s 21 mills with the 20 operated by Horizon Milling, an existing joint venture between Cargill and CHS.

Two of the greatest ironies of living in the richest, strongest nation in the history of the world are how many poor people remain...

Customers are demanding greener products, so Tyson and other major food companies are answering. What's going to happen to smaller operations who are not?
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Alan Guebert shares his thoughts on the Jan. 6 attack on the United States Capitol, reflecting on the actions of those involved.

Earlier in the week, USDA acknowledged its role in stacking the deck to favor Big Ag's new poodle, U.S Farmers & Rancher's Alliance.
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While 2021 is not 2009, it's easy to see how some Americans — and, in fact, many farmers and ranchers — might get confused.

Columnist Alan Guebert says some of the more progressive farm programs of the last 25 years came into being under Ronald Reagan.

Farm-directed carbon storage has been a tough sell because of two big unknowns — does it cost or does it pay and is carbon sequestration even possible.
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Alan Guebert contemplates herd immunity and the reality of what it would take to develop herd immunity to COVID-19.